We develop socio-technical and data-driven solutions to sustainability challenges facing the urban built environment

Latest Lab News

*New Paper* in Nature Scientific Data

We were part of a large-scale effort led by Prof. Bing Dong (Syracuse) to curate A Global Building Occupant Behavior Database that was recenlty published in Nature Scientific Data. Congrats to the team that spanned 15 countries! 

*New Paper* in Journal of Engineering for Sustainable Buildings and Cities

Our paper "Data-Driven Examination of the Impact Energy Efficiency has on Demand Response Capabilities in Institutional Buildings" was published in the Journal of Engineering for Sustainable Buildings & Cities. This paper was a collaboration with Prof. Johanna Mathieu at the University of Michigan. Congrats Abigial on this collaborative effort!

Research featured on Stanford Engineering webpage

Our work was featured in a recent piece on Stanford Engineering's website: A data-driven approach to cooling.  Congrats to all the UIL team members and collaborators that contributed to this research!

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